What Happened on November 6, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Clevelanders vote to build a stadium with city bonds
  • Colonel Jacob Schick patents 1st electric razor

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Republican candidate Herbert Hoover is elected President of the United States, defeating Democrat candidate Al Smith

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • Swedes start a tradition of eating Gustavus Adolphus pastries to commemorate the king.

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Matz, American musician and orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnett Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Arnold Rothstein, American gambler and mobster (fixed 1919 World Series), dies of gunshot wounds at 46

Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster Arnold Rothstein
Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster
Arnold Rothstein